We admit that not all fitness inventions are created equal. Some are fun ideas with little to no effect on the body. Others, can really make a different in your fitness goals and create some amazing results. Click through the products below, and view some new and some old ways to get in shape.
Start your workout the minute you wake up! When the alarm clock sounds. You must preform 30 reps for the clock to shut off. Chances are you will either finish the 30 repetitions or use your groggy frustration to throw it out the window. Neighbors beware. _Lightinthebox
If you’ve been searching for a way to ride your bike to work and carry your suitcase, then this is it!!
The Tato bike has the added convenience of a cage that snugly fits many briefcases or laptop bags in the center of the frame. You could even add on one of these Travel Trac Book Caddies to get work done while you ride. Actually, on second thought, you might want to skip the book caddy if you are concerned about staying alive. $1,500 — (source).
Anything that allows me to get more workout gear into my life is always a plus! This fashionable couch doubles as a punching bag set up. So for those who don’t always have time to make it to the gym, you can lift the red cushion, and get started on your workout instantly. This would be perfect for the busy executive with a lot of anger and frustration during the day. Tobias Fraenzel
When you start your day, the first thing you should do is rush to your computer to analyze your weight. The Wifi scale sends the info directly to your data base to be stored and charted. The beautiful aluminum and blue scale beams your weight back at you in a soothing blue glow. You can view your progress via your computer or iPhone. Just make sure you don’t leave weight loss data sheet open at work. $164.99 — ThinkGeek
Forget taking your exercise bands to work, attaching this equipment to your desk allows you to preform 120 different exercise variations for your upper body and abdominal muscles. We recommend keeping your clothes on at work while performing these exercises. 89.95 – Skytel
The Hand Fitness Trainer is said to help people avoid the pain associated with carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, and tendentious. The device slips onto the hand like a glove and creates resistance when the hand is opened. Personally, I used to make these when I was doing my hours to become an occupational therapist. I have seen these do wonders for people with carpal tunnel! $39.95 — Hammacher Schlemmer
Forget going to the gym after work, get started as soon as you punch the time clock! This treadmill / desk is rolled into one. The dangers of sitting have been publicized year after year. Using the treadmill at work instead of a seated desk could be the answer. Keep in mind that doing this type of exercise while on the job could call for a wardrobe change. Ditch the shirt and tie and opt for some warm-ups. $4,199 — Steelcase
Fitness inventions are meant to open your eyes to new ways to get in shape. Whether you visit the links above to buy these products or found them funny, these are great way to work fitness into your daily life.